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Reflecting on health and wellbeing as a student nurse: a personal journey.

Power, C. and Andrewes, T., 2021. Reflecting on health and wellbeing as a student nurse: a personal journey. Nursing Times, 117 (8), 22-24.

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Abstract

This article presents a reflection of my personal health journey since starting university as a student nurse. Focusing on social, physical and psychological aspects of health, it explores the impact of stress and the cessation of exercise on my health and wellbeing. The similarities and differences of lay and theoretical definitions of health are examined, and a personal definition of health is presented. The discussion presents my understanding of health as a student nurse, and analyses how loneliness has impacted on my health and wellbeing during the first two terms of university.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0954-7762
Uncontrolled Keywords:student nurse; lay perspectives of health; theoretical perspectives of health; loneliness
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:35443
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:27 Apr 2021 12:59
Last Modified:15 Aug 2021 08:28

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